Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Since February, spam exploiting the novel coronavirus has jumped by 4,300% and 14,000% in the past 14 days, according to IBM X-Force, IBM’s threat intelligence…

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Source code of Dharma ransomware pops up for sale on hacking forums

Source code of Dharma ransomware pops up for sale on hacking forums

The source code of a major ransomware strain named Dharma has been put up for sale on two Russian hacker forums over the weekend. The…

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2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

Digital Shadows researchers scanned various online file-sharing services and concluded the number of exposed files is up 50% from March of 2018. More than 2.3…

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A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government

A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government

Microsoft organized 35 nations on Tuesday to take down one of the world’s largest botnets — malware that secretly seizes control of millions of computers…

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New Ransomware Variant Developed Entirely as Shellcode

New Ransomware Variant Developed Entirely as Shellcode

PwndLocker is harder to detect than other crypto-malware, Crypsis Group says. Researchers have discovered a new ransomware variant that they say has significantly different behavior…

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The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5 Billion Cybercrime Warning

The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5 Billion Cybercrime Warning

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) “2019 Internet Crime Report.” For everyone but those engaged in cybercrime,…

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6 Things To Know About the Ransomware That Hit Norsk Hydro

In just one week, ‘LockerGoga’ has cost the Norwegian aluminum maker $40 million as it struggles to recover operations across Europe and North America. LockerGoga…

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How to better protect your organization's most valuable data

How to better protect your organization’s most valuable data

Many organizations underestimate the value of their data to skilled and organized cybercriminals, said security provider eSentire. Keeping up with cybercriminals can be a never-ending…

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MAZE Relaunches "Name and Shame" Website

MAZE Relaunches “Name and Shame” Website

A threat group has once again taken to the internet to publish data stolen from alleged victims who refuse to cooperate with its ransom demands.…

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Ransomware Attack Topples Telemarketing Firm, Leaving Hundreds Jobless

Ransomware Attack Topples Telemarketing Firm, Leaving Hundreds Jobless

A ransomware attack reportedly caused an Arkansas-based telemarketing company to temporarily suspend its operations, leaving hundreds of employees unsure that they still had jobs days…

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